USD Student Wellness Resources

You are USD

The “You are USD” website is our online hub for information and resources to support your overall well-being.

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation offers an array of fitness, wellness, and adventure opportunities that integrate habits promoting health in mind, body, spirit, and connection with others. For the unique chapter ahead, Campus Recreation will have a variety of activities available on-line, independently, and when possible, in-person and in groups.

Center for Health and Wellness Promotion

The Center for Health and Wellness Promotion provides confidential consultations to help students make positive behavior change, provides support related to alcohol and other drug concerns, and offers a variety of health promotion and peer education opportunities. The best way to connect with the Center for Health and Wellness Promotion for Fall 2020 is to email

Counseling Center 

The Counseling Center provides free, confidential individual counseling, assessments, wellness groups, and psychiatric consultations to facilitate a student’s growth and emotional needs.

For Fall 2020, the Counseling Center will provide assessment, consultation, and support services via phone and HIPPA compliant Zoom. Students can make an appointment through the MyWellness Portal at

For urgent concerns, a counselor is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling (619) 260-4655, press 1 if after-hours.

C.A.R.E. (Campus Assault Resources and Education)

CARE is USD’s primary resource for students impacted by sexual assault and/or relationship violence to receive support, resources, and information. CARE Advocates are available 24 hours, 7 days a week by calling (619) 260-2222 and asking to speak with a CARE Advocate. CARE is a private resource, not confidential. Students seeking confidential support should call the Counseling Center.

Disability and Learning Difference Resource Center

The Disability and Learning Difference Resource Center provides the USD community with an array of resources and assists students who have documented disabilities with academic accommodations for which they are eligible. The best way to connect with the DLDRC this Fall is to call (619) 260-4655 or to email

Gender Identity Resources

Gender Identity Resources includes The Women’s Commons and LGBTQ+ & Allies. These spaces are part of The Commons, a collective of identity spaces that includes the Black Student Resource Commons and United Front Multicultural Commons. The Commons centers on solidarity, intersectionality, and holistic identity development as we pursue equity and inclusion at USD. Follow them on Instagram @usdwomenscommons and @lgbtalliescommons to learn more about ways to get involved.

Online Anonymous Mental Health Screening

This screening tool provides an opportunity for students to check-in on various aspects of their mental health. Students are encouraged to discuss any concerning results with USD Counseling or another provider.

Public Safety

Public Safety is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Emergency: (619) 260-2222 or ext. 2222
Non-Emergency: (619) 260-7777 or ext. 7777


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Student Health Center

The Student Health Center provides medical care to students for illness, injury, preventive care, immunizations and more. For Fall 2020, the STudent Health Center will provide initial medical care via phone and HIPPA compliant Zoom. To connect or schedule with the Student Health Center for any health-related concern, call (619) 260-4595 or schedule an appointment online through the MyWellness Portal:

Tele-mental Health Training Clinic

The Tele-mental Health Training Clinic was developed and is run by faculty members in the counseling program at the University of San Diego. Counseling services are provided by graduate trainees under the supervision of a clinic director who is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). This is a low-cost option for mental health services. // (619) 260-7670


TimelyCare offers students a 24/7 extension of campus health and counseling center resources that is as easy and convenient as making a video or phone call. Through the TimelyCare app on their phone or another device, students can now select from a wide-ranging menu of virtual care options from licensed physicians and counselors in all 50 states – at no cost to them and without the hassle of traditional insurance – including:

  • On-demand medical care
  • Appointment-based medical care
  • On-demand mental health support (TalkNow)
  • Appointment-based mental health counseling

Title IX

Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance.  Examples of programs and activities that are subject to Title IX include admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, athletics, housing and employment.  Title IX also protects students from sexual harassment, including sexual violence, such as rape, other forms of sexual assault, sexual battery and sexual coercion.

USD’s Title IX Coordinator monitors and oversees the university’s compliance with Title IX and related laws in the prevention of sex harassment and discrimination, including the coordination of education and training activities and the response to Title IX complaints. Students, faculty, administrators, staff, or others who participate in USD’s education programs and activities with questions, concerns, or complaints about sex discrimination, sex harassment or sexual misconduct are encouraged to contact the Title IX Coordinator, Nicole Schuessler Veloz, Ph.D. at

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